The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 76 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 55 87 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 3.52% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 4.96% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 34
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £265 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £451 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.48% -23.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1753 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.55% 71.00% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 62
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -30 30 £305 -14.68% 2
Glasgow -10 13 £300 -11.11% 5
Stirling -8 6 £385 +40.00% 1
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
West Lothian +2 1 £375 -13.49% 1
Dundee - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 55 (44.00%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Banking
3 27 (21.60%) Test Scripting
4 24 (19.20%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.00%) Project Management
6 19 (15.20%) ISEB
7 17 (13.60%) Degree
7 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
8 16 (12.80%) Scrum
8 16 (12.80%) Test Strategy
9 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.00%) Web Services
9 15 (12.00%) ITIL
10 14 (11.20%) Java
10 14 (11.20%) System Testing
10 14 (11.20%) Software Testing
10 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.40%) ISTQB
11 13 (10.40%) Retail
11 13 (10.40%) Test Management
11 13 (10.40%) Investment Management
12 12 (9.60%) RESTful
12 12 (9.60%) JSON
12 12 (9.60%) SQL
13 11 (8.80%) Linux
13 11 (8.80%) Data Management
13 11 (8.80%) Open Source
14 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
14 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.80%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MultiFonds
2 5 (4.00%) Agresso
3 4 (3.20%) Markit EDM
4 3 (2.40%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.60%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.60%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.80%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.80%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) MS Access
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Maven
2 6 (4.80%) JIRA
2 6 (4.80%) Selenium
2 6 (4.80%) Artifactory
2 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.80%) JUnit
5 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (44.00%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Banking
3 13 (10.40%) Retail
4 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.80%) Billing
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.80%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (31.20%) Analyst
2 20 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (15.20%) Business Analyst
4 18 (14.40%) Test Manager
5 17 (13.60%) Developer
5 17 (13.60%) Tester
6 12 (9.60%) Test Leader
7 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.60%) UAT Tester
9 5 (4.00%) Process Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Configuration Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Release Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.20%) Junior
10 4 (3.20%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Business Process Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Junior Tester
10 4 (3.20%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.00%) Web Services
2 12 (9.60%) JSON
2 12 (9.60%) RESTful
3 10 (8.00%) CSS
3 10 (8.00%) HTML
4 9 (7.20%) .NET
4 9 (7.20%) XML
5 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.60%) Spring
5 7 (5.60%) SOAP
6 6 (4.80%) jQuery
6 6 (4.80%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.00%) Spring Security
7 5 (4.00%) XHTML
8 4 (3.20%) CSS3
9 3 (2.40%) HTML5
10 2 (1.60%) REST
10 2 (1.60%) EDI
10 2 (1.60%) JSF
10 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Open Source
2 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.40%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.80%) FMCG
5 5 (4.00%) IVR
6 4 (3.20%) Derivative
6 4 (3.20%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.60%) Equities
8 2 (1.60%) PMI
9 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 10 (8.00%) Windows
3 6 (4.80%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) Test Scripting
2 20 (16.00%) Project Management
2 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
4 16 (12.80%) Scrum
4 16 (12.80%) Test Strategy
5 15 (12.00%) ITIL
5 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.20%) Software Testing
6 14 (11.20%) System Testing
6 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
7 13 (10.40%) Investment Management
7 13 (10.40%) Test Management
8 11 (8.80%) Data Management
9 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.40%) Change Management
11 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.20%) Java
2 12 (9.60%) SQL
3 10 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) Groovy
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.80%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) ISEB
2 17 (13.60%) Degree
3 13 (10.40%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.20%) HNC
5 4 (3.20%) HND
6 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) MCSE
7 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.60%) PMP
7 2 (1.60%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) EMIR
2 2 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.80%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (19.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.20%) Control-M
3 3 (2.40%) SCCM
4 2 (1.60%) OpenView
4 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) JBoss
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.60%) HP
2 5 (4.00%) Genesys
3 4 (3.20%) Oracle
3 4 (3.20%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.40%) Cognos
4 3 (2.40%) Reuters
4 3 (2.40%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.40%) RIMES
5 2 (1.60%) Charles River
5 2 (1.60%) IBM
5 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.60%) Dell
6 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.80%) Perforce
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter
6 1 (0.80%) ForgeRock
Glasgow
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago